1806 Crossroads Fellowship

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DAY 1 – March 10 REGISTER HERE!

Departing from Odessa, the group will connect with an overnight flight to Tel Aviv.

DAY 2 – March 11

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Sunset over the Mediterranean, Netanya, Israel

You are scheduled to arrive in Tel Aviv in the the afternoon and will transfer to your hotel in Netanya, on the coast of the Mediterranean. After dinner, you will have a free evening to visit with friends at the hotel or walk along the beach.

Overnight: Netanya, Israel

DAY 3 – March 12 REGISTER HERE!

Today, you will make your way to the Sea of Galilee. Along the way, you will visit Caesarea, where Paul almost persuaded Agrippa to be a Christian; Mt. Carmel, where Elijah challenged the prophets of Ba’al; Megiddo, which guards over the Valley of Armageddon; and finally, the Nazareth Village, a first-century village that will provide a visual and cultural experience of village life in the times of Jesus.

Overnight: Sea of Galilee

DAY 4 – March 13

Jordan River baptism service
Jordan River baptism service, Yardenit

This day will be spent in the north. You will visit Mount Hermon and see and raft on the headwaters of the Jordan River. At Dan, you will see Jereboam’s altar and a rare mud brick gate from the time of Abraham. Next, you will drive up to Caesarea Philippi where Peter made his confession, “Thou art the Christ, the son of the living God.” Finally, you will return to your hotel by way of the Golan Heights you

After a buffet dinner you will be free to visit the lake shore or hang out around the hotel and talk with others about the day’s activities.

Overnight: Sea of Galilee

DAY 5 – March 14 REGISTER HERE!

Rafting on the Jordan River
Rafting on the Jordan River

This promises to be a beautiful day as you focus on the ministry of Jesus. You will visit the Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Jesus’ ministry center in the Galilee, worship on the Sea of Galilee as you take a boat across the lake to a St. Peter’s Fish lunch. After lunch, you will visit the baptismal area at the Jordan River, then finish the day’s study tour by getting an overview of Jesus’ Galilean ministry from Mt. Arbel.

Some will choose to hike down the cliff, others will choose the bus ride down. After a buffet dinner you will be free to visit the lake shore or hang out around the hotel and talk with others about the day’s activities.

Overnight: Sea of Galilee

DAY 6 – March 15

On today’s itinerary are Bet Shean, the city where King Saul’s body was hung by the Philistines; Gideon’s Spring, where Gideon selected his small army; the Elah Valley, where David defeated Goliath, and finally you will recount the story of Samson at Beth Shemesh

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 7 – March 16 REGISTER HERE!

View of the Eastern Gate and Temple Mount from the Mt. of Olives.

View of the Eastern Gate and Temple Mount from the Mt. of Olives.

After breakfast you will ascend the Mount of Olives for an overview of Jerusalem, the Kidron Valley and the Eastern Gate. Afterward, you will descend by foot to the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus was betrayed by Judas.

After lunch you will see the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Shrine of the Book and a scale model of first century Jerusalem. Both are located at the Israel Museum. You will finish the day in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 8 – March 17

A very early start will take you to the Dead Sea Valley, including stops at Masada, the Dead Sea, Qumran, and Jericho.

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 9 – March 18 REGISTER HERE!

Heath Johnson of Paris, Texas laughs at the sensation of floating in the Dead Sea. (Photo: ©2015 Craig Dunning)

Heath Johnson of Paris, Texas laughs at the sensation of floating in the Dead Sea.

An early breakfast will get you ready for a wonderful day in Jerusalem, the Holy City. You will ascend the Temple Mount, the most sacred area in the world for Jews and the third holiest for Muslims. You will visit the Pool of Bethesda (Jn 5) and walk a portion of the Via Dolorosa. You will visit the Western Wall and the Southern Wall excavations. You need water shoes to end the day with a walk through Hezekiah’s Tunnel. This 1750 feet long water channel takes you under the City of David to the Pool of Siloam (Jn 9).

Overnight: Jerusalem

DAY 10 – March 19

Today will be a special day. You will start the day at the Garden Tomb, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus. Afterward, you’ll travel to Bethlehem where you will visit the Church of Nativity and the Shepherd’s Fields. In the afternoon, you will visit the holocaust museum.

After a farewell dinner you will transfer to Ben Gurion Airport for your return flight.

DAY 11 – March 20 REGISTER HERE!

Garden Tomb, Jerusalem
Garden Tomb, Jerusalem

After an overnight flight, you will arrive back to Odessa with a lifetime of memories.

**The tour itinerary (1806) is subject to change according to local conditions.

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